| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Burr Ridge voters will be asked in November whether the mayor and trustees should continue to be paid for serving.
At a village board meeting on Aug. 11, trustees unanimously agreed to hold the advisory referendum. The question will read, "Shall the...
| Aug 15, 2014
After months of discussion and pleas from some residents to look into building an indoor pool in Glen Ellyn, the issue will now fall to voters in the park district.
The district's Board of Commissioners voted this month to place a referendum on the Nov....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Term limits may again be headed to the ballot for Arlington Heights voters to weigh in on in the next election.
Bill Gnech, a resident and outspoken critic of the village government, has filed another petition to limit the village president and trustees...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka.
Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:35 AM
This fall, Tinley Park residents will again be asked to vote on whether the village should institute term limits for its elected officials.
Tinley's board voted unanimously Tuesday night to place a binding referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot asking...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Spain's prime minister failed to strike a compromise Wednesday with the pro-independence leader of Catalonia to keep the northeast region from holding a November referendum on breaking away from Spain.
Catalan President Artur Mas traveled to Madrid...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:54 PM
The police station may be falling apart and City Hall is showing its age, but when it comes to major spending projects, commissioners say the focus has to be on water.
The only realistic way to come up with the needed money is for residents to agree...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:20 PM
An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot.
That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...
| May 11, 2014
| 8:36 AM
In addition to choosing a new mayor in November as well as three commissioners, voters in Coral Springs will take to the polls to decide whether to create a new tax for themselves.
A $12.4 million bond that would take 20 years to pay off would upgrade...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Ask longtime Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki his opinion on term limits for village officials, and he'll tell you straight out that he's opposed.
But the south suburb's village board is expected to vote on a resolution tonight that could help clear the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Park Ridge might ask voters whether to create a new stormwater utility fee to help pay for future flood control projects, but won't do so in November.
Aldermen on Monday informally concurred they need more information about what a stormwater utility fee...